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What to do With An Open and Unripe Avocado

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What Do I Do with a Cut Unripe Avocado?

You cut your avocado open and realize it’s not
ripe, oops! What do you do if you open an unripe avocado? It’s simple, you store it and wait for it to ripen! Follow these simple steps below to save your cut avocado for when it’s ripe.

How to Save an Open and Unripe Avocado:

  1. 1. Rub the flesh of the avocado with either lime or lemon.
  2. 2. Put the cut avocado halves back together and squeeze tight.
  3. 3. Wrap the avocado in plastic wrap and place it in the fridge.

See how easy it is to store an unripe avocado, even when it’s been cut open? Now, wait until it’s ripe and enjoy it when it’s ready. Be sure to check it every day and remember, you’ll know when an avocado is ripe because it will yield to gentle pressure when it is applied.

For more avocado saving tips, check out our other handy guides!

Video Transcript:

If you open an avocado too soon, there’s a very simple trick to make sure that it still ripens with plenty of flavor.

Just rub it with lime or lemon. Put it back together. Wrap it. Put it in the fridge. It’s that simple.

Avocados from Mexico.

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